• "When the British publisher Chatto & Windus agreed in 1933 to publish Samuel Beckett’s first book of fiction, a collection of 10 interrelated stories titled … [Continue Reading]

    Dwight Garner, “‘Echo’s Bones,’ A Beckett Short Story Rediscovered”
  • In Season 1, Episode 4, of Sundance television show Rectify, titled "Plato's Cave," the protagonist Daniel Holden discusses life, death, and salvation with his … [Continue Reading]

    <em>Rectify</em>, Season 1, Episode 4 (2013)
  • Dance company SAWTOOTH performs a Dante-inspired piece, Ombra, at Dixon Place in Chelsea, NY, on July 24, 2014. "Inspired by Dante’s Paradiso and Plato’s … [Continue Reading]

    SAWTOOTH Dancers’ <em>Ombra</em>
  • The main character, an escaped slave from another planet, meets a character who calls himself "Virgil," a rastafarian who speaks in verse and helps guide The … [Continue Reading]

    John Sayles, <em>Brother from Another Planet</em> (1984)
  • Il Mistero di Dante is a 2013 Italian film directed and written by Louis Nero. “A journey in the footsteps of the most famous initiate of Italian Trecento, … [Continue Reading]

    Louis Nero, <em>Il Mistero di Dante</em> (2013)

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Dante Today is a crowd-sourced repository for “citings” and “sightings” of Dante and his work in contemporary culture.